When BMW took over Rolls-Royce, it began revamping the automakers model lineup. In 2007, it released the Phantom, followed by the Phantom Drophead Coupe. The Ghost is the most recent model added to its lineup, a down-sized car designed to be an everyday driver.
Under BMW's stewardship, Rolls-Royce has refocused on engineering. The Ghost gets a twin-turbo-direct injection-6.6-liter V-12 engine under the hood. This engine uses a BMW block and a Rolls-Royce top-end, giving it 575 pound-feet of torque.